Excuses for calling in sick to your job can range from the mundane and ordinary (like a flu call-in) to the more outlandish or wild. CareerBuilder, has been keeping track through a survey and has released some of the strangest reasons employees have given for sicking out.
Two weeks – and two more losses – after the Raiders’ most accomplished player declared “We Suck” the mood has decidedly turned against head coach Dennis Allen. The team has now lost ten straight since narrowly beating the then worst team in the league – Houston back before Thanksgiving.
In a video announcement Thursday on Discovery Channel website, hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman confirmed that longtime co-hosts Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, and Tory Belleci will no longer appear on the show.
A personal Twitter account is likely to blame for costing a communications expert his job as a consultant for a South Bay politician.
A records specialist at the Richmond Police Department alleges that some of the department’s top brass discriminated against her due to her religious views and wrongfully terminated her, in part because she allegedly discriminated against a lesbian police volunteer.
Gunshots were fired outside of San Francisco City Hall Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said.
Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson has been fired following a meeting with the team’s ownership group.
The hush-hush firing of Golden State Warriors assistant coach Darren Erman earlier this month appears to have come after he was caught recording a number of private conversations.
A wealthy Silicon Valley tech innovator has been fired from the company he founded after reaching a plea deal in connection with the beating of his girlfriend inside a San Francisco apartment.
Yahoo’s recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.